Описание: Over 750 detailed, high-quality illustrations from rare 19th-century sources: suits of armor, chain mail, swords, helmets, knives, crossbows and other implements, along with scenes of battle, soldiers, horses, artillery and more. Especially suitable for projects requiring a medieval or old-fashioned
Описание: Detailed images -- taken from rare sources -- depict primitive canoes, a Roman galley, ship figureheads, naval battles, dock scenes, lighthouses, pirate ships, steam-powered battleships, and a wealth of other subjects. Brief captions identify pictures, which are arranged chronologically. Irresistible to boating enthusiasts and armchair sailors. Over 600 black-and-white illustrations.
Описание: 412 rare royalty-free woodcut engravings of men in every conceivable attitude, costume, activity. Men at work, play, leisure. Eskimos, gladiators, knights, bullfighters, workers, doctors, artists, many more, taken from 19th-century periodicals. Invaluable sourcebook for artists and illustrators.
Описание: A wonderful display of old vehicles, but we come away from it still uncertain of the conformation of the dog cart encountered in Sherlock Holmes. No index or references. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Описание: One of the masterworks of maritime art: the famous English artist’s richly atmospheric record of English ships and shipping in the early 1800’s. Sixty-five detailed etchings focus on the river craft of the Thames, with scenes of harbor and shore life at Portsmouth, Brighton and other loc
Описание: Magnificent illustrations from rare classic on animal kingdom offers spectacular array of mammals, birds, reptiles, mollusks, crustacea, arachnids, insects and other creatures—all beautifully engraved in accurate detail in natural, lifelike poses. Copyright-free illustrations for artists and c